Archive for: Historical reenactment

Sep 6th, 2007

Funny feet!

Adam finished sewing the shoes mentioned in my previous post. This photo doesn’t do them justice, they look much funnier in real life especially paired with his suit pants. He’s reading over my shoulder saying “They’re not supposed to be funny, they’re supposed to be intimidating! They’re for pillaging in!” Somehow I don’t think it […]

Sep 4th, 2007

WWC Wk1 Day2

BreakfastLarge skinny cappuccino – 2ptsLunchGreek salad, pasta & sundried tomato salad and fruit salad – 12.5ptsDinnerChicken and vegetable mango curry with rice, 1 pappadum, mango chutney, yoghurt for dessert – 12ptsSnacksmilk for tea – 0.5ptsWater4x750mlExerciseNil Total for the day: 26 Bit of a lop-sided day, I’m in the very bad habit of going to my […]

Sep 3rd, 2007

Cool stuff

I promised photos of weaponry and other cool stuff a while back, so here I give you the collection so far. Adam made the shield, Caitlin’s shoes and David’s boots. There’s a spear and a pair of boots (for himself) in production. The bow, dagger and drinking horn were bought at Abbey. The dagger is […]

Aug 7th, 2007

The walking is paying off!

I lost 0.6kg this week and I finally feel like I’m really starting to get somewhere again, it feels good 🙂 I had my first go at training with the Huscarls on the weekend, using a shield to defend against a spear attack, it’s hard work! Fun though. I didn’t think I’d be very much […]

Jul 24th, 2007

Does marathon reading count?

Because I spent a good part of the weekend reading Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and the new Bujold fantasy (Sharing Knife: Legacy), of the 2 the Bujold was by far the more satisfying. Rowlings just doesn’t seem to make me care about her characters *shrug*. Saturday morning was taken up with our first […]